The National Wildlife Federation has a program called, Backyard Wildlife Habitat. This program has been helping people attract wild creatures to their homes and communities for 30 years. After visiting our home and gardens, my sister signed us up. Dream Come True Farm in Hartland, Vermont is Habitat #33885. To qualify you must offer the wildlife the following: food, shelter/cover, water, places to raise their young and nesting materials. There is an application fee and approval process. To learn more visit www.nwf.org/bwh.
National Wildlife Federation gives five simple tips for creating a haven for wildlife around your home:
Creating Places for Wildlife is an online tutorial including interactive slide shows, study guides, and hands-on activities. The online course includes: Habitat Basics, Native Plant Information, and wildlife-friendly Gardening Practices. Find out more.
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